Naive question; feel free to shoot me down It is a truism that any motion in space would continue indefinitely unless it is opposed by an external force. If a cosmonaut were to sneeze within his/her ...
This is a question from my homework. Imagine an astronaut doing a repair in his ship, "parked" somewhere in space where gravity result is zero. As he can not do the repair, gets nervous and throws ...
If I throw a stone on space, in a place where gravity is equal zero, will the stone move forward forever, because no air, so no friction?
Kane, Headrick and Yatteau describe in their paper "Experimental investigation of an astronaut maneuvering scheme" possible maneuvers to change the orientation in space without external torque. Is ...